Five Sentence Fiction

Five sentence fiction prompt – Engulf

Engulf verb: Sweepover (something) so as to surround or cover it compeletely/ powerfully affect (someone); overwhelm.


She was ready for something more than this world was willing to give. She found that he, the boy she loved so dearly, was not the one to give her, her heart’s desire.

Alone and broken she found new light in the face of a beautiful stranger, with kindness and love and sadness in his eyes, who she realised had always been there. He was not so strange after all.

His love swept over her, engulfed her, until she was, not as the world understood it, but in a radically new way, completely complete in his love.

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